Oct 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
is that president obama and congressman ryan have almost the exact same proposal for the next ten years, save $1 trillion from medicare, not by cutting benefits or raising costs to elderly, but reducing payments to hospitals and other kind of providers. interestingly those two are in the same place on the next two years. romney for whatever set of reasons says he doesn't want to do anything in the next ten years, which means that $1 trillion that his vice presidential running mate would save he does not want to save. he's in a different place on the next ten years. so let's go to the period after that. what's the long-term plan that each of these guys has for cost containment. again, very interestingly, president obama congressman ryan want to achieve exactly the same level of medicare spending over the definite future. they want to increase by gdp plus 1.5%. they would get there different ways. president obama would get there by efficiencies, new methods. ryan would get there by having private competition. in terms of the actual dollars, it's the same. romney, again, we can ask why, does not wa
Sep 25, 2012 2:00pm EDT
er ote sos i fr to even measure how this is covered compared to even four years ago? >> you can't measure. so the news cles have also shrunken. you talk to the people at the obama campaign and wte hoe, a one o rns e whohey like to go before "the view" and go to "letterman," this is where all people get different news throughout the day, that that they're not watching broadca tv otug heable n th getng s man diffent sources of news out there, whether it's social media. you name it, tamron. so that really does kind of show you how diffuse information and news i >> ksrkoroi u aittl earlier than usual. we'll see you tomorrow. >> thanks. >> up next, the nfl, yes, they're backing that call from last night's packers/seahawks game. us everyone is weighingn on re bae. bui get a chance to talk with philadelphia eagles star nnamdi os a wa we can't let him off thehook. th is thi rnin i'm t suhat we were doing, but it involved balloons. wow. hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! wow it's the honey, it mes it ste ...